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NSF Award | #0418366, OISE | Americas Program
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Daniel R. Sewell, Ph.D
Associate Provost for Research
Fielding Graduate University

Dan joined the Fielding community in January 2000. As Associate Provost, he is responsible for
1. Research Development throughout the institution,
2. Sponsored Program development and administration; and, coordination with Advancement & Development and Institutional Partnerships,
3. Institutional Review Board (research ethics) administration, and
4. Institutional Research development and coordination across the institution.
as well as providing teaching across the university in several areas related to research.

Dan created the Office of Research to facilitate further development of the research culture at Fielding by supporting faculty or groups including faculty to develop external funding for research projects. He also works to develop further the infrastructure for conducting research at Fielding. Dan works with Fielding faculty, students and alumni to nurture the development of their research and to help them obtain research funding under the auspices of Fielding Graduate University. Toward this end, the Office of Research has developed in internal grant program which provides seed funding for researchers to advance their research and eventually obtain external funding. In the area of externally funded projects, between January 2000 and July 2004, Fielding has seen sponsored projects funding grow from $0 to over $1,000,000.

He has conducted, published, or presented research in cognitive psychology, clinical psychology, rehabilitation psychology, neuropsychology, systems analysis, artificial intelligence, organizational development, behavioral medicine, and public health. Dan comes to Fielding from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. For the LSU Medical School he was Research Coordinator for their University Medical Center campus in Lafayette, LA. He worked there for 4.5 years to develop a research culture; and, to develop sponsored research that grew from $0 to over $400,000 during his tenure. In addition, Dan worked with faculty on design, implementation, completion, and publication/presentation of their own research projects. Prior to that Dan worked as a senior scientist at a R&D company for 5 years; he trained and worked, for 12 years as a psychotherapist; and, as an independent consultant conducting research and performing systems analysis & design.

Dan received a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Emory University in 1985. He received undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is also a graduate of Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson, MS.
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